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Intro to Creating an Edible Suburban Ecosystem: Show & Tell at the McGillicuddys

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Intro to Creating an Edible Suburban Ecosystem
"Show and Tell" tour of our 8,000 sq ft lot
At 1:00 pm, and repeated at 2:00 PM

Three summer Saturdays to pick from : June 14, July 12 and August 23, 2008

Instead of "fighting the existing reality,...To change something, -- build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."
R.Buckminster Fuller

Principles of permaculture will be explained during our interactive walk and talk/show and tell afternoons. You'll see:

8 semi-dwarf trees on our front and side "orchard gardens with mini pond."
7 rain barrels to harvest water
Our 15' x 9' kidney shaped backyard pond is enhanced by ...*
A solar powered waterfall designed by (our own permaculture member)
Pam Miesburger of "Soul Necessities"
3 strawberry and 4 blueberry patches
3 grape vines climbing a beautifully designed rebar trellis over rear deck
A kiwi arbor
2 recently planted paw paw trees
1 recently planted cinnamon vine (aka "air potato" or "Chinese Yam" )
cold frame
hoop house
herb and garden spiral
4 old fashioned pallet compost bins

We'll have fruit and beverages.
Need directions? Leave your email address at: (207) 797-2151

"We are but one living being among many others...we participate rather than rule...begin to shed the mantle of command and return to nature the many responsibilities we have unnecessarily assumed." Gaia's Garden, p. 166